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Fantasy Cricket – Top 10 Bowling Figures in Test Cricket History

Test cricket format is the oldest in cricket sport. Ask your father and grandfather how glorious were those days, when cricket was normally played in winters. And in those days the only format was test cricket. In this fast-paced world, we are now playing fantasy cricket games but test cricket still hasn’t lost its glory.

Test cricket is a game of patience and passion just like you play fantasy cricket leagues with passion. Test cricket has produced great bowlers throughout all these years.

Now since the time we are playing daily fantasy cricket games at 11Wickets App, we understand the importance of bowlers in a cricket match.

In today’s post, take a peek at the best 10 bowling figures in test cricket history.

Jasubhai Patel – 9/69

A former Indian bowler Jasubhai Patel has created one of the best bowling figures in test cricket history. In 1959, he has taken 9 wickets in a single test match against Australia at Kanpur. He has given only 74 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Muthiah Muralitharan – 9/65

The former Sri Lankan legendary spin bowler Muthiah Muralitharan has created one of the best bowling figures in test cricket history. He has taken the 9 wickets in a single test match against England at the Lords. He has given only 65 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Devon Malcolm – 9/57

In 1994, the former English fast bowler Devon Malcolm has taken the 9 wickets in a single test match against South Africa. He has given only 57 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Abdul Qadir – 9/56

In 1987, the former English googly spin bowler Abdul Qadir has taken 9 wickets in a single test match against England at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. He has given only 56 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Richard Hadlee – 9/52

In 1985, the former English bowler Richerd Hadlee has taken the 9 wickets in a single test match against Australia at Brisbane. He has given only 52 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Muthiah Muralitharan – 9/51

In 2002, the former Sri Lankan legendary spin bowler Muthiah Muralitharan has taken the 9 wickets in a single test match against Zimbabwe at Kandy. He has given only 51 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Jim Laker – 9/37

In 1956, the former English spin bowler Jim Laker has taken the 9 wickets in a single test match against Australia at Manchester. He has given only 37 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

George Lohmann – 9/28

In 1896, the former English bowler Lohmann has taken 9 wickets in a single test match against South Africa at Johannesburg. He has given only 28 runs for taking 9 wickets of the opponent team.

Anil Kumble – 10/74

In 1999, the former Indian bowler Anil Kumble has taken the all 10 wickets in a single test match against Pakistan at Delhi. He has given only 74 runs for taking all wickets of the opponent team.

Jim Laker – 10/53

In 1956, the former English spin bowler Jim Laker has taken the all 10 wickets in a single test match against Australia at Manchester. He has given only 53 runs for taking all wickets of the opponent team.

*Records compiled & updated as on September 18, 2019

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